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Tunnel Directly to North of Werrington Park (House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Werrington, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6604 / 50°39'37"N

Longitude: -4.3613 / 4°21'40"W

OS Eastings: 233204

OS Northings: 87185

OS Grid: SX332871

Mapcode National: GBR NL.7MLF

Mapcode Global: FRA 17RB.8QV

Entry Name: Tunnel Directly to North of Werrington Park (House)

Listing Date: 11 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68205

Location: Werrington, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Werrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Werrington

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

WERRINGTON WERRINGTON PARK
SX 38 NW
9/316 Tunnel directly to north of
- Werrington Park (house)

GV II

Tunnel, possibly an ash-house or larder. Circa C18. Stone rubble. Long tunnel,
built partly into bank to rear (north) of the earlier range to Werrington Park
(house). The original purpose is uncertain although it may have been used as some
form of cool store or larder or alternatively as an ash-house.
The tunnel is built partly into the bank where the ground rises to rear and has round
arched openings at either end. There are several openings in the front wall, facing
Werrington Park (house), these openings with granite surrounds have cills on the
inner side which are splayed downwards, in the form of a shoot.
Interior: The interior is undivided with no sign of any shelving. The roof is
constructed entirely of stone in the form of a barrel vault.


Listing NGR: SX3320487185

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